Skip to content Skip to navigation

Staff/Hosts

Bob Tenuta
Staff
262-564-3870
Bob Tenuta
Christine Lazaro
Host
262-564-2330
Christine Lazarro

Christine Lazarro has over twenty years in various business situations, including serving in the military, and working in the financial, brewing and manufacturing industry. Information technology responsibilities include database development and administration, programming, and network design and implementation, as well as end-user support.

Website:
http://cws.gtc.edu/faculty/lazaroc/

Chuck Wolbers
Host
Chuck Wolbers

Chuck Wolbers is a Professional Educator, who serves as a Special Education Teacher and Case Manager in the Special Education Department of Kenosha Unified School District.  He works with the Successful Transitions for Exceptional People (STEP) Program Community Campus site at the Boys and Girls Club in Kenosha, WI.

Dave Moresi
Host
Dave Moresi

Davey Mo (a/k/a Dave Moresi) was born in Chicago and can't remember a time when he did not play musical instruments. The son of a professional musician, and himself a former professional jobbing musician in rock, blues and jazz genres, Dave's jazz radio show is heavily influenced by the blues, and by jazz/rock fusion, with all aspects of the jazz spectrum represented.

Dave Overby
Host
David Overby

For Dave Overby, music has been a lifelong pleasure. He has sung in numerous choirs, early music groups, barbershop quartets and union singfests. Jazz, however, is closest to his heart. Dave notes jazz is the ONLY totally American art form, it's greatest creation. The Jazz Clubb attempts to honor and remember traditional, swing and modern performers. Dave is a retired program specialist with The Illinois Department of Human Services and a newer homeowner in Mt. Pleasant.

David Cole
David McGrath
Host, Staff
262-564-3880
Dave McGrath

Dave's 45-plus career in radio included stints at WLIP, WRJN and the old WLTQ in Milwaukee. Long-time WGTD listeners appreciate Dave's conversational style and professionalism. Dave has been with the station since 1998, serving as local host of NPR’s Morning Edition.

Dobie Maxwell
Host
Dobie Maxwell

Dobie Maxwell is a nationally touring standup comedian, veteran morning radio personality and first time author with his new book, “Monkey in the Middle”. Dobie was diagnosed with Type Diabetes on Father’s Day 2011. He’s been trying to make an insurance claim on his pancreas ever since.

Duane DeYoung
Host
Duane DeYoung

Duane DeYoung is a retired vice-president of research and development for Rust-Oleum Corp., and is now indulging himself by pursuing a life-long interest in jazz with his "Real McCoy" radio show. While focusing on jazz from the 50's and 60's, Duane's program also explores jazz back to its roots and into the 21st century with current artists.

Dwayne Olsen
Host
Dwayne Olsen

Dwayne is a retired member of UW-Parkside’s Teacher Education Department and remains active in various community endeavors in Racine.

Felicia King
Host
Felicia King

Felicia owns Quality Plus Consulting, a firm that specializes in security, disaster avoidance and recovery servers; workstations and domain infrastructure. 

Blog:
http://www.qualityplusconsulting.com

Greg Berg
Host, Staff
262-564-2336
Greg Berg

Greg has been with WGTD in various capacities since 1986.

In addition to his duties at WGTD, Berg is a member of the Carthage College music faculty, teaching private voice lessons, directing the school’s opera program and serving as the principal accompanist for the Carthage Choir.

Greg also fills the role of Music Director at the Racine Theatre Guild and is the Minister of Music at Holy Communion Church in Racine.

He performs frequently with area music groups.

Jess Scheeler
Host
Jess Scheeler

Jess Scheeler is an Outreach and Career Transition Specialist at Job Corps. Her resume includes positions with Community Impact. Jess’ specialty is connecting youth with educational opportunities, community resources and jobs. She’s a UW-Parkside graduate with degrees in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Jess also is active in the local music scene and with UW-Parkside’s radio station, WIPZ.

Jim McClure
Host
Jim McClure

Jim has been a Community Matters host since 2014 as well as a contributor to WGTD News for Walworth County. He writes the monthly Irish Rover column for Irish American News magazine and lives in Williams Bay.

Joe Mooney
Host
Joe Mooney

Joe Mooney, a retired Racine Police sergeant, was first introduced to the jazz by volunteering at a Sergio Mendez concert at Historic Horlick Field in 1966. He spent his third shift police career learning about jazz by listening to Ron Cuzner on WFMR radio. Joe helped manage Harbor Fest Music Festival, he started and runs Jean’s Jazz Series at the Racine Theatre Guild and Joe also chairs the committee that operates Animal Crackers Jazz Series at Racine Zoo.

Joe’s goal for Jazz Ala Carte is to expand the listener’s jazz perspective. 

John Nickelsen
Host
John Nickelsen

John Nickelsen is a retired educator, having worked the Racine Unified School District as teacher and educator. John began his volunteer work at WGTD in 2003. He produced various programs for the Gateway Reading Service. John now designs and broadcasts "At the Water's Edge", a jazz program which airs over WGTD each Saturday night at 10:00 p.m. In addition to his volunteer work for WGTD, John's other interests are travel, photography, spending quality time with his family, and writing. As a matter of personal accomplishment, John has written a novel -- just to see if he could do it.

Karin Sconzert
Host
Karin Sconzert

Karin has lived and taught in five states (IN, NJ, IL, PA and WI) at every level from pre-K through graduate school, and is currently an Associate Professor of Education at Carthage College in Kenosha. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Policy and the History of Education from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in History from Lawrence University in Appleton. Karin also serves as a Trustee for the Kenosha Public Library. You can find out more at her professional website.

Len Iaquinta
Host

Len, a Kenosha native, is trained as a journalist at Northwestern University in Evanston (BSJ) and Columbia University in the City of New York (MSJ). He is active in local, regional and national organizations serving children and families.

Linda Flashinski
Host
Linda Flashinski

Linda has been active in many community causes in Racine and served for six years on the Racine School Board, three years as its president. She's a mother and grandmother; freelance writer and a former communications director for Racine Unified. Linda is no stranger to WGTD. She formerly hosted "Education Matters" and "Heroes in Our Midst." 

Mark Fillawet
Host
Mark Filwett

Mark Filwett was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 1987. Up to that point, Mark lived the 1980’s & 1990’s On-Air Radio Dream, being terminated from some of the BEST Radio Stations in the country.  His Radio trail ended in 2002 when a co-worker almost killed him — by accident, of course. Mark has been married to his beautiful and talented wife Jackie for 25 years. They have one son, Paul, who works for Apple.

Marlo Harmon
Host
Marlo Harmon

Marlo is a life-long Racine resident who's currently employed as an addiction counselor at the Racine Correctional Institution in Sturtevant. Active in various community groups, Marlo has a special interest in decreasing overall incarceration rates and drug and alcohol addictions and promoting educational opportunities.

Michael Kehoe
Host
Michael Kehoe

Mike is a host on WGTD’s “Education Matters” and “Saturday Night Bandstand.” He is a retired lawyer and teacher who served as a Kenosha County Family Court Commissioner for 15 years. He currently keeps busy as a special education support volunteer at Bullen Middle School through the Federal Senior Corps. program. His “Saturday Night Bandstand” shifts are an opportunity for him to close the studio door, dim the lights, lean back in the "air chair" and listen to his favorite jazz 

Russ Weller
Sam Chell
Host
Sam Chell

Sam Chell’s style is just as smooth as the music he plays. Sam is a retired Carthage College English professor and an accomplished performing pianist. Hear some interesting anecdotes while being entertained by the best in jazz. 

Steve Brown
Tim Bell
Host
Tim Bell

All of Tim's programs that currently air on WGTD FM and 24/7 Jazz WGTD HD2 are being drawn from the archive. After a long and illustrious music teaching and performing career, Tim passed away unexpectedly Oct. 18th, 2017. Tim's last concert took place the night before his death. 

Troy McDonald
Host, Staff
Troy McDonald

Troy McDonald is the Development Specialist and resident Millennial at WGTD. Since the age of 15, he has hosted a variety of podcasts, TV shows including the accomplished “The Troy Show.” Troy interviewed New York Times Best Sellers, WWE Wrestlers, among other national guests. Troy now helps facilitate the digital growth of the WGTD brand including serving as Director of “WGTD Sports Live on Facebook,” the only weekly live sports programming in the state of Wisconsin exclusively on Facebook.